Region in Calgary under COVID-19 watch Sunday as condo cases rise; Alberta sees 39 new cases

Alberta Health announced that the province had 39 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, as a region in Calgary was added to a provincial watch list. Alberta’s total number of confirmed cases has reached 7,996: 520 active, 7,322 recovered and 154…

Can Alberta businesses ask for proof of a negative COVID-19 test?

With businesses and fitness facilities across the province reopening in the second phase of Alberta’s economic relaunch strategy, strict health guidelines are being followed to ensure the safety of customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. As health measures like…

Alberta records 32 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, 1 additional death

Posted June 22, 2020 5:58 pm Updated June 22, 2020 6:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta confirmed 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and one additional death due…

‘More connected than we know’: Alberta Cree musician sending masks to Navajo Nation

Jacob Faithful says he knew he had to do something when he learned a fellow member the Young Spirit music group and several of his relatives had fallen ill with COVID-19 in a hard-hit Indigenous community in the southwestern United…

Alberta reports 35 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, no new virus-related deaths

No additional deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Alberta on Tuesday, however the province continues to record new, active cases of the virus. Thirty-five new cases were confirmed since Monday, according to numbers released by Alberta Health, bringing the province’s…

Coronavirus: Fort Saskatchewan hospital resumes labour and delivery services

The Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital has resumed labour and delivery services two months after they were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alberta Health Services said the hospital’s Women’s Health Program resumed obstetrical services at 8 a.m. Tuesday for patients…

Coronavirus: Edmonton ICU physician issues warning as Alberta continues to ease restrictions

An Edmonton ICU physician has taken to social media to remind Albertans that the novel coronavirus is still with us. Dr. Darren Markland said after a month-long hiatus, a new patient has been admitted to the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s intensive…

ICU doctor warns Albertans to be cautious amid COVID-19 relaunch: ‘I see the consequences’

An Edmonton physician is warning the public that the novel coronavirus is still with us as restrictions continue to ease in Alberta. Dr. Darren Markland, who works in intensive care at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, took to social media on…

Alberta sees 37 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death Saturday

Alberta Health confirmed 37 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Saturday. Tom McMillan, assistant director of communications for Alberta Health, said the province doesn’t provide breakdowns of confirmed vs. probable cases, despite previous Global News reporting to the contrary.…